BRIDGEPORT, CT - On April 23rd, the Fairfield Democratic Town Committee will recognize Philip C. Pires at the 2017 Century Club Brunch as this year’s recipient of the Denise Dougiello “Young Turk” Award. The Young Turk Award honors a newer member of the Fairfield DTC whose contributions have helped shape the Town of Fairfield.
Mr. Pires serves as the minority leader of Fairfield’s Representative Town Meeting (RTM), and has represented District 4 (formerly District 7) on the RTM since 2013. He presently serves on the RTM’s Legislation and Administration Committee, and the Special Legislative Management Committee. Mr. Pires has been extremely active on the Fairfield DTC, volunteering for numerous local and state campaigns and serving as the Assistant District Leader for District 4.
Mr. Pires is a principal of Cohen and Wolf, P.C., and practices law in the areas of commercial litigation, municipal law, and land use and zoning. He has been named a “Rising Star” by Connecticut Super Lawyers (2012 – present) in the category of Business Litigation, and has received an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Rating, the highest possible Peer Review Rating™ from Martindale- Hubbell.
About Cohen and Wolf, P.C.
The firm began in 1951 with two lawyers, Herbert L. Cohen and Austin K. Wolf, working from a single office in Bridgeport. Since then, the firm has expanded to more than 50 attorneys with offices in Bridgeport, Danbury, Westport and Orange. Attorneys at Cohen and Wolf represent a diverse assortment of individuals, businesses and municipalities, handling their personal and professional legal needs, from matters involving litigation, employment, corporate and securities law, commercial lending, real estate, land use and zoning, to family law and estate planning. Additional information is available at www.cohenandwolf.com.